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National Consumer Rights Day 2020: All you need to know about theme, significance of Jago Grahak Jago campaign
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National Consumer Rights Day 2020: All you need to know about theme, significance of Jago Grahak Jago campaign

The theme for National Consumer Day 2020 is New features of Consumer Protection Act, 2019.

E-retailers cannot influence prices of goods on platform; must adhere to fair trade practices: Draft guidelines
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E-retailers cannot influence prices of goods on platform; must adhere to fair trade practices: Draft guidelines

The Consumer Affairs Ministry has issued draft 'The Consumer Protection (e-Commerce) Rules, 2019 and sought comments on the same by 2 December

E-commerce guidelines to be mandatory under consumer protection law: Ram Vilas Paswan
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E-commerce guidelines to be mandatory under consumer protection law: Ram Vilas Paswan

To protect consumer interest, the government on Tuesday said the guidelines drafted for e-commerce firms will be made mandatory under the new Consumer Protection Act and stringent action against violators will be taken by a regulatory authority

Five-star hotels must give explanations for charging exorbitant rates for bananas, eggs: Ram Vilas Paswan
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Five-star hotels must give explanations for charging exorbitant rates for bananas, eggs: Ram Vilas Paswan

The minister wondered how five-star hotels could charge Rs 442 for two bananas and Rs 1,700 for two eggs when these items were sold in the open market at very cheap rates.

Jet Airways crisis: SBI forgets it is neither debt-ridden airline's promoter nor nation’s conscience keeper
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Jet Airways crisis: SBI forgets it is neither debt-ridden airline's promoter nor nation’s conscience keeper

For SBI to say that it has to infuse equity into the nosediving Jet Airways amounts to the worst kind of mixing up of roles

Maggi row: SC revives govt's case in NCDRC against Nestle India; says CFTRI report to form basis for proceedings
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Maggi row: SC revives govt's case in NCDRC against Nestle India; says CFTRI report to form basis for proceedings

Nestle had to withdraw its instant noodles brand Maggi from the market over allegations of high lead content and presence of MSG (monosodium glutamate).

Consumer protection bill aims to reduce cost and time of litigation: MoS for Consumer Affairs CR Chaudhary
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Consumer protection bill aims to reduce cost and time of litigation: MoS for Consumer Affairs CR Chaudhary

The bill, which aims to replace the prevailing Consumer Protection Act of 1986, will be placed before the Rajya Sabha for the passage.

Consumer Protection Bill 2018: State machinery to take on might of traders, manufacturers if they fleece customers
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Consumer Protection Bill 2018: State machinery to take on might of traders, manufacturers if they fleece customers

The Narendra Modi government has therefore done well to junk the old Act and introduce a new Consumer Protection Bill, 2018 which received the approval of the Lok Sabha last week.

Consumer Protection Bill passed in Lok Sabha; proposes to set up commission to hear complaints
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Consumer Protection Bill passed in Lok Sabha; proposes to set up commission to hear complaints

Replying to a brief debate on the bill, Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said the legislation had not been amended since last three decades and needed changes for strengthening the rights of the consumers.

Monsoon Session of Parliament: New consumer protection law to be tabled
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Monsoon Session of Parliament: New consumer protection law to be tabled

The Consumer Protection Bill 2017, which aims at strengthening the consumer protection mechanism, is set to be introduced during the monsoon session of Parliament.

Govt may soon allow Wi-Fi use on flights; aviation secy promises 'good news' in 10 days
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Govt may soon allow Wi-Fi use on flights; aviation secy promises 'good news' in 10 days

At present, fliers are not allowed to use mobile phones and the Internet when they are in the Indian airspace.

Not 'taste bhi, health bhi': Govt files Rs 640 cr suit against Nestle over Maggi 'unfair trade practices'
India

Not 'taste bhi, health bhi': Govt files Rs 640 cr suit against Nestle over Maggi 'unfair trade practices'

The government filed a class action suit against Nestle India, seeking about Rs 640 crore in damages for alleged unfair trade practices, false labelling and misleading advertisements.

Govt damage claim from Nestle India can go beyond Rs 640 cr
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Govt damage claim from Nestle India can go beyond Rs 640 cr

Nestle India is also liable to pay interest at a rate of 18 percent per annum until the date of actual payment.

Centre sues Nestle India, seeks Rs 640 cr in damages for Maggi mess
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Centre sues Nestle India, seeks Rs 640 cr in damages for Maggi mess

This comes weeks after Nestle had to withdraw its instant noodles brand Maggi from the market over allegations of high lead content and presence of MSG.